Mi 7 will be Xiaomi's most expensive offering ever
Xiaomi is expected to take the drape off their new flagship phones - the Mi 7 and the Mi 7 Plus - at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in late February.
It's expected that the phone will offer top end specs at mid-range prices.
Now, recent rumors have revealed the phone to be Xiaomi's most expensive offering, starting 3000 yuan (approximately Rs. 30,000).
Latest Mi 7 rumor reveals pricing
Xiaomi's Mi series phones have been getting costlier
Until 2017, Xiaomi's Mi series phones had carried low price tags starting at 1999 yuan.
In 2017, the Mi 6 was launched at 2499 yuan, and the premium ceramic variant of the same phone was priced at 2999 yuan.
The high starting price of the Mi 7 reflects the high end specifications offered by the phone.
What we know about the Mi 7's specs
The Mi 7 duo will come with Qualcomm's top-of-the-line Snapdragon 845 processors, 6GB/8GB of RAM, and 32GB/64GB of internal, but expandable, storage.
The 5.65-inch Mi 7 and the 6.01-inch Mi 7 plus will both sport bezel-less edge-to-edge displays, AI-equipped dual 20MP + 12MP rear cameras, and a 20MP selfie camera with portrait mode.
It's also rumored that they will both support Qi wireless charging.